Egypt to Buy Large Amount of Advanced Weapons from Russia

(Al-Ahram-Egypt) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday ordered the federal service for military-technical cooperation to respond rapidly to an Egyptian request to buy large amounts of advanced weapons from Russia, the Interfax agency reported. Shoigu's announcement comes after a two-day visit to Egypt where he met Egyptian President El-Sisi on Tuesday in Cairo. Russian media reported earlier that Russia may sign a deal with Egypt for the delivery of Kamov Ka-52K helicopters. Last week the two countries signed a deal to build four third-generation nuclear reactors in Egypt.

2015-11-26 00:00:00

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